Five-year-old boy bitten by a dog whilst riding his scooter in Northamptonshire

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A five-year-old boy was bitten by a dog whilst riding his scooter along London Road in Kettering.

The boy was riding past the cashpoint at Tesco Express when a dog lunged at him and bit his leg, causing reddening and a bite mark.

The dog was with a man who was using the cashpoint. The man is described as white, aged about 50, around 5ft 11in tall with a slim build and fair complexion. He had grey, messy hair brushed backwards and was wearing a grey jumper with dark jeans.

The dog is described as being chocolate brown coloured with white paws, a wide, muscular build and short legs.

The incident happened on Thursday June 26 at about 5.30pm.

Witnesses or anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.